Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

ART 160 - Printmaking I

Description: Introduction to printmaking techniques including monoprint, collograph, relief and elementary intaglio printing. Exploration of different methods of inking, registration, hand and press techniques. Application of design principles.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Monoprint techniques
  2. Relief printing and safe use of cutting tools

a. Foam board
b. Linoleum block/stamp
c. Wood block

  1. Collograph techniques with different materials
  2. Multiple/combination printmaking

a. Techniques of registration
b. Color/image overlay
c. Use of multiple plates/blocks

  1. Inking processes
  2. Edition of prints
  3. Formal elements and principles of design
  4. Historical and contemporary art examples
  5. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Apply monoprint techniques using various inking processes.
  2. Utilize relief processes and possibilities.
  3. Utilize collograph techniques employing various materials.
  4. Apply registration techniques.
  5. Utilize overlay and other multiple printing techniques.
  6. Apply inking processes using both water-base and oil-base printing materials
  7. Identify the formal elements and principles of design.
  8. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design.
  9. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design.
  10. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts.
  11. Use Media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art.

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.